Celebrity Parents Pregnant Emma Roberts and Garrett Hedlund 'Beyond Excited' for Baby Boy on the Way, Says Source "They are beyond excited to be having a boy," a source close to Garrett Hedlund tells PEOPLE in this week's issue By Emily Strohm and Jen Juneau Jen Juneau Twitter Jen Juneau is a digital news writer for PEOPLE since 2016. People Editorial Guidelines Published on September 2, 2020 08:15 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Emma Roberts / Instagram Emma Roberts and Garrett Hedlund can't wait to be parents. The American Horror Story actress, 29, announced this past Sunday that she and her actor boyfriend are expecting their first child together, a son. "Me ... and my two favorite guys," Roberts captioned three Instagram photos of herself and Hedlund, 35, as she cradled her baby bump. In this week's issue of PEOPLE, a source close to the dad-to-be says that he and Roberts are "very serious" in their relationship, and "beyond excited to be having a boy." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. RELATED GALLERY: Who's Due Next? Emma Roberts, Khadijah Haqq McCray and More Celebs Who Are Expecting "Garrett thinks Emma is amazing. They will be great parents," the insider adds. Those close to Roberts were quick to congratulate her on her happy news Sunday — like aunt Julia Roberts, who commented on her niece's post, "Love you 😘." In addition, Roberts' former Scream Queens costar and new mom Lea Michele wrote, "You will be the greatest mama. I love you Em! Boy moms together." Roberts and Hedlund were first pictured together holding hands in New York City in March 2019, just weeks after reports first emerged about their relationship when they were seen kissing on a dinner date in Los Angeles. Emma Roberts; Garrett Hedlund. JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty; Roy Rochlin/WireImage RELATED VIDEO: Emma Roberts Is Pregnant! Actress Expecting Her First Child, a Baby Boy, with Garrett Hedlund Since then, the two have been seen out and about both in L.A. and New York City, although they are generally private about one another on social media. Another public outing came in July 2019 when they were spotted bowling together, complete with their own bowling bags. This past January, Roberts and the Triple Frontier actor were spotted hugging outside the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, with Hedlund resting against a low wall while she wrapped her arms around him. For more about Emma Roberts and Garrett Hedlund's baby on the way, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.